Date and time

Datetime Timezone Handling in Lucee CFML

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  • Beat() Outputs the current swatch/beat time.
  • CreateDate() Creates a CFML date object from the given year, month and day
  • CreateDateTime() Creates a CFML date/time object from the given year, month, day, hour, minute and second
  • CreateODBCDate() Creates an ODBC date object.
  • CreateODBCDateTime() Creates an ODBC date-time object.
  • CreateODBCTime() Creates an ODBC time object.
  • CreateTime() Creates a CFML time object from the given hour, minute and second
  • CreateTimeSpan() Creates a timespan object that defines a time period.
  • DateAdd() Adds units of time to a date object.
  • DateCompare() Compares two dates to a given optional resolution
  • DateConvert() Converts a date to the given locale.
  • DateDiff() Determines the number of given date parts between two different dates
  • DateFormat() Formats a date string to a given output
  • DatePart() Extracts the given date part from the date object
  • DateTimeFormat() Formats a date/time string to a given output
  • Day() Determines the day of the month, in a date. The ordinal for the day of the month, ranging from 1 to 31.
  • DayOfWeek() Determines the day of the week, in a date.
  • DayOfWeekAsString() Determines the day of the week as a string from 1-7
  • DayOfWeekShortAsString() Returns the string representation of the given day index in short form
  • DayOfYear() Determines the day of the year, in a date.
  • DaysInYear() Determines the number of days in a year.
  • FirstDayOfMonth() Determines the ordinal (day number, in the year) of the first day of the month in which a given date falls.
  • GetLocale() Gets the current geographic/language locale value.
  • GetLocaleInfo() returns info to a specific Locale
  • GetNumericDate() Returns a real number whose integer part represents the number of days since the EPOCH and whose fractional part represents the time value expressed in hours then divided by 24
  • GetTimeZone() returns the timezone defined for the current request.
  • GetTimeZoneInfo() Returns a structure representing the current timezone
  • Hour() Gets the current hour of the day. Ordinal value of the hour, in the range 0 - 23.
  • IsDate() Determines whether a string or Java object can be converted to a date/time value.
  • IsLeapYear() Determines whether a year is a leap year.
  • IsNumericDate() Evaluates whether a real number is a valid representation of a date (date/time object).
  • IsValid() Tests whether a value meets a validation or data type rule.
  • LSDateFormat() Formats a date string to a given output using the current sessions locale
  • LSDateTimeFormat() Formats a date string to a given output using the current locale
  • LSDayOfWeek() Returns the day of the week the date represents in locale format
  • LSIsDate() Determines whether a string is a valid representation of a date/time value in the current locale.
  • LSParseDateTime() Converts a string that is a valid date/time representation in the current locale into a date/time object.
  • LSTimeFormat() Formats a time string to a given output using the current locale.
  • LsWeek() Returns the week number in the year of the date referenced, based on the local influence.
  • Millisecond() Returns the milliseconds of the referenced date
  • Minute() Extracts the minute value from a date/time object.
  • Month() Extracts the month value from a date/time object.
  • MonthShortAsString() Returns the string label for the given month in short format
  • Now() Returns the current date and time
  • NowServer() this function is deprecated, returns the current time on the server independent on lucee timezone definition
  • ParseDateTime() Parses a date/time string according to the English (U.S.) locale conventions.
  • Quarter() Calculates the quarter of the year in which a date falls.
  • Second() Extracts the ordinal for the second from a date/time object.
  • SetLocale() Sets the country/language locale for CFML processing and the page returned to the client.
  • SetTimeZone() change the timezone definition for the current request.
  • TimeFormat() Formats a time string to a given output
  • Week() From a date/time object, determines the week number within the year. An integer in the range 1-53; the ordinal of the week, within the year.
  • Year() From a date/time object, gets the year value.